German shorthaired pointer


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German shorthaired pointer

a medium- to large-sized gun dog with pendulous ears, docked tail and very short haircoat that is liver- or black-colored in solid, spotted or ticked patterns. It is used as a retriever and pointer. The breed is affected by an inherited GM2 gangliosidosis.
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Australian Shepherds, Brittanies, Collies, German Shepherds, German Shorthaired Pointers, Shetland Sheepdogs, Siberian Huskies, and crosses of those breeds may be predisposed to the disease.
Ten-year-old Ryan Davis, her shotgun ready, watches as Duke, a German shorthaired pointer, casts about trying to catch the scent of the pheasant hidden in the brush.
The German Shorthaired Pointer is an unusual breed to see in any Top 10 - yet it maintained its 7th place ranking in Denver for the past two years (it ranks 18th nationally).
I have a 7-month-old female German shorthaired pointer named Ruby Mae, and she has all the natural instinct that is expected of this breed and an amazing personality.
Closer to home, the Mayflower German Shorthaired Pointer Club and the Viszla Club of Central New England are sponsoring a Double Header Hunt Test on Sept.
The dog was a six-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer.
If there is an aggressive dog, we will tell that person to put it on a leash,'' said Joy Sekyra, who brings Max, a German shorthaired pointer, on weekday evenings.
While the Golden Retriever leap-frogged over two breeds of German origin -- the German Shepherd and the German Shorthaired Pointer -- to peak in 3rd place in 2007, the Beagle took a nosedive in Denver this year landing in 20th (after enjoying the 9th spot last year).
QUESTION I have a 3-year-old German shorthaired pointer that has a predictable problem when we hunt.
In the latter half of the nineteenth century, Eduard Korthals, a Dutchman living in Germany, took the "generic griffon" and crossed it with a variety of other hunting dogs (the German shorthaired pointer, the German spaniel, the English pointer and several other breeds) to produce the wirehaired pointing griffon, Koshyk explains.
Many years ago, when I was training Brandy, my German shorthaired pointer (the first dog I ever showed in competitive obedience), I lost hundreds of dollars in entrance fees because I was a novice trainer and hadn't yet learned this important lesson.

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